M.Phil. On Campus

Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

University of Cambridge

12 months
32352 GBP/year
8844 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology programme offered by the University of Cambridge main aims is to give students relevant experience, the opportunity to carry out focused research in their discipline under close supervision, and the opportunity to acquire or develop skills and expertise relevant to their research interests. 


The Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology programme offered by the University of Cambridge is a research degree, and the qualification may count towards the entrance requirements for PhD study.

Students progress their research projects under academic supervision for one year, and at the conclusion of their studies, they are examined by thesis and oral examination. 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the programme, students will have:
  • A comprehensive understanding of techniques and a thorough knowledge of the literature applicable to their research
  • Demonstrated originality in the application of knowledge, together with a practical understanding of how research and inquiry are used to create and interpret knowledge in their field
  • Shown abilities in the critical evaluation of current research and research techniques and methodologies
  • Demonstrated some self-direction and originality in tackling and solving problems, and acted autonomously in the planning and implementation of research

Programme Structure


  • The MPhil in Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology is a research-based degree. Students will carry out research under the supervision of the principal investigator.
  • In most cases, students should expect at least four supervisions per full term across the duration of their course. Each student’s supervisor will provide a supervision report each term.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK High II.i Honours Degree
  • Two academic references  
  • Transcript  
  • CV/resume
  • Evidence of competence in English   
  • Statement of interest 
  • Reasons for applying 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    32352 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32352 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8844 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8844 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cambridge

846 - 1465 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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